A cucoloris is a device for casting shadows or silhouettes to produce patterned illumination. You may sometimes hear it referred to as a cookie or even a kook or a coo-koo.Why do we use them?The cucoloris was created to...
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With the ubiquity of cheap LEDs, the sky’s the limit for the creative filmmaker. But besides just lighting a scene, what can you do with RGB LEDs?
The style and application of cameo lighting have evolved throughout the years of cinema history. Here's how to employ this effective lighting technique.
Lighting can make or break your shot. In a perfect world, you'd have time to scout your location in advance with enough budget to secure the equipment you need to create the look you're going for. But that's rarely the case – and even when it is, any seasoned filmmaker knows even the best-laid plans can easily go awry on set.
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There’s an old axiom in the art world: “A good artist is the master of their tools. A great artist is the master of...